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BA (Hons) Integrated Health, Social Care and Wellbeing

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Caz Barlow

Programme Manager

The BA (Hons) Integrated Health, Social Care and Wellbeing (Top-up) degree programme is a level 6 qualification that aims to provide you, the student, with the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities needed to be an effective practitioner in a variety of health and social care settings.

Successful completion of the programme will lead to the award of BA (Hons) Integrated Health, Social Care and Wellbeing from NCG.

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Entry Requirements

You must be over 18 years old and have either of the following:

BTEC Higher National Diploma in Health and Social Care 

A Foundation Degree in Health Care Level 5 qualification in a related area.

And you must have achieved GCSE Maths and English or equivalent Numeracy and Literacy qualifications at Level 2.

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Tuition Fees:
£9,250 Per Year

You can choose to pay your tuition up-front or take out a tuition Fee Loan from Student Finance England which currently defers payment until you start earning £25,000 per year.

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Modules are delivered using a range of assessments to develop your skills both academically and within the workplace. An example of the modules you will study are:

  • Research Theory and Practice.
  • Developing Strategies for Health & Well-Being in the Community.
  • Health Policy, Politics and Power,
  • Taking Control: Leading, Managing and Caring in HSC
  • Dissertation

Within your academic year you will study five modules across two semesters. One module will require you to produce a written dissertation.

When studying this course you will develop transferable, employable, organisational and  managerial skills such as;

  • Analysing and selecting information.
  • Communicating effectively.
  • Understanding and interpreting numerical data.
  • Problem solving.
  • Personal and Professional Development.

The BA (Hons) Integrated Health, Social Care and Wellbeing (Top-up) degree programme is a level 6 qualification. A 2:2 Honours level pass will allow you entry onto a range of related Postgraduate or Masters degree programmes, including Social Care, Wellbeing, Occupational Therapy and Health Professions such as:

  • PGCert Public Health
  • MSc in Public Health
  • PGCert Advanced Counselling and Psychotherapy Studies
  • MSc Advanced Counselling and Psychotherapy Studies

Alternatively you could apply for a Educational Diploma Teacher Training Course or a PGCE teacher training course. 

The health and social care sector covers a vast range of occupations and professions, the BA (Hons) Integrated Health, Social Care and Wellbeing programme is the ideal qualification to give you an awareness of the Health Care sector. A sample of career opportunities could be:

  • Adult Nurse.
  • Care Worker.
  • Management of Care Homes
  • Community Development Worker.
  • Counsellor.
  • Mental Health Practitioner Occupational Therapist.
  • Social Worker.
  • Youth Worker.

Alternatively, you could enter the workplace as a specialist behavioral support worker, a drug or alcohol counsellor or go into teaching.

What’s included in your tuition fee?

By choosing to study at OLC you are making a big financial commitment. It’s important that you understand exactly what your fees cover and what additional costs you will need to budget for.


  • Lectures, seminars,tutorials and 121 support
  • Compulsory field trips
  • Access to specialist software and equipment (where relevant)
  • Healthcare uniforms (where relevant)
  • Occupational health check (where relevant)
  • Library
  • Computer access
  • Support and wellbeing services
  • Course administration
  • Graduation ceremony

* The availability of some of these items may be impacted by local and national social distancing restrictions placed on the College from time to time. As such, there may be times when we are unable to provide some or all of the services and facilities listed here.

Not included

  • Textbooks
  • Printing
  • Optional course activities
  • Optional field trips
  • Personal computer, laptop or tablet
  • Stationery
  • Attendance at conferences/festivals
  • Graduation gown hire and photography
  • Personal membership of professional bodies
  • Accommodation fees
  • Living expenses
  • Student immigration and visa costs
  • Optional conference/festival fees
  • Disclosure and Barring Service check (where relevant)
  • Travel expenses for work experience,placements and social events

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